2008


//31-11-08 PHARFAR FOOT PRINT ON THIS YEARS TV2 CHRISTMAS FEULLIETON

This years christmas TV feullieton on leading-league Danish TV network TV2 ‘Mikkel & Guldkortet’ (Zentropa) bring reggae into Danish family Christmas as most music therein is composed, written and produced by Pharfar. And the music matches the theme of the feullieton concerning the bads of greed and overconsumption in modern society! The series was originally produced to have aired in 2007 but faced some lagel issues that meant postponation to this christmas.

 

//10-09-08 DJOSOS KROST FORTHCOMING ALBUM MATERIAL IN CONCERT

Djosos Krost are currently putting final touches on what is to be described as a very promising second album, which will feature an extraordinary list of vocalists. Danish fans will soon have a chance to pre-listen some of the forthcoming material on a few selected concerts. Here’s where and when you can experience them live; 12.12.08 – Global CPH, Kbh N

 

//29-07-08 PHARFAR HITS RADIOS IRIE FM, BBC 1XTRA WITH NEW HIT RIDDIM

Denmarks premier reggae and dancehall producer Pharfar has riddims (productions) flowing all the right places these times. Lately his new Morning Riddim gets spins on BBC 1XTRA and the worlds leading reggae radio station IRIE FM. Pharfars new Riddim can also be found on various Jamaican hard to get 7″es as well as Pharfar’s latest longplayer ‘Pharfar presents A Rub A Dub Night In Copenhagen (The Food Palace Allstars)’ physically distributed by Playground Music and soon to be internationally available as download from Soundquake.com etc.. And further 2 versions of Monring Riddim will feature on ‘People’s Choice – The Reggae Selection’ to be released thru SonyBMG Germany on August 1st. 2008. A great lift off for a great riddim!

 

//13-06-08 PHARFAR NO. 1 ON ITUNES REGGAE CHART

Pharfar hit no. 1 on the Danish iTunes Reggae chart with his recently released album ‘Pharfar Presents Food Palace Allstars – A RubADub Sunday in Copenhagen’. The album was released this spring and manifests Pharfars’s position on the throne of reggae in Denmark. The album features an impressive list of featurings including reggae titans like Horace Andy, John Holt, Sugar Minott, Mykal Rose and Max Romeo! Soon the album will be released throughout Europe and other territories. www.myspace.com/foodpalacemusic

 

//13-06-08 ‘REAL LOVE’ -FIRST SINGLE FROM VON DALER & LOW PRESSURE IS IN ROTATION ON DANISH NATIONAL RADIO P3

The first single from the awesome twosome Asger Von Daler & EMO aka. Low Pressure is being promoted now. Emo’s unique sound, combining reggae, hip hop, dub, soul, electronica and jazz, and Asger von Daler’s inspiration of tango from his seven years of living in Argentina,  the boundary-breaking album will take you to the tango bars of Buenos Aires as well as the mountains surrounding Kingston, Jamaica. The album, Sonatas En Dub is the result of a cooperative effort between two highly skilled musicians who have completely different musical backgrounds. A warm, passionated and heartly sound with electronic production genes. The Danish release date for the album is 21st. of august, and international dates will follow www.myspace.com/vondalerlowpressure

 

//28-02-08 NATSAJA RECEIVED POSTHUMOUS HONOUR WITH HER DANISH ALBUM

Natasja is the most award-winning artist in ’08 with 4 awards at Danish Music Awards ’08 and 3 awards at Zulu Awards ’08. She won ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Best Female Artist’ at both shows. Among that she won ‘Best Urban Release’ and ‘Songwriter of the Year’ at Danish Music Awards and ‘Biggest hit of the Year’ at Zulu Awards. No doubt she’ll be celebrating up there! She startet the year with 2 awards at ‘Steppeulvene’ – ‘Songwriter of the Year’ and ‘Song of the Year’. Below you see a list of her awards.Steppeulvene: – Songwriter of the Year – Song of the YearDanish Music Awards: – Album of the Year – Best Female Artist – Best Urban Release – Songwriter of the YearZulu Awards – Biggest hit of the Year – Album of the Year – Best Female Artist

 

//15-02-08 DJUMA SOUNDSYSTEM / DEF JAGUAR / BEN HORN – NO. 1 ON BEATPORT, AGAIN!

Djuma Soundsystem, Def Jaguar, Ben Horn scores the #1 overall at Beatport.com once again. There’s no stopping these guys after the huge success of Les Djinns. This time the #1 track is simply called ‘This Sound’.

 

//14-02-08 NOMINATIONS, AWARDS AND BIG HITS FOR NATASJA POST MORTEM

Natasja’s fame and the name she left behind is getting well deserved awards and nominations now half a year after the release of her #1 hitting Danish language album ‘I Danmark Er Jeg Født’. The album has now sold double platinum and the general respect to her musical achievements are starting manifest; At the Danish music critic’s annual award show ‘Steppeulven’ Natasja received the awards for ‘Songwriter of the year’ and ‘Song of the year’.Natasja is nominated to receive more posthumous honour at both ‘TV2 Zulu Awards’ where she has three nominations, ‘Deejay Awards’ where she is nominated in 5 categories and at the ‘Danish Music Awards’ where she is among the most nominated with nominations in 5 categories.At the same time Natasja is rotating heavily on US radio stations with the tune ‘Calabria 2007′ on which she features with artist Enur who scored a massive club hit earlier with the instrumental on which the song is based. It has now spent 14 weeks on the Billboard Dance Airplay Chart and peaked at number 1 where it has stayed for weeks…Congratulations Natasja, we hope you’re onlooking from somewhere out there…